View single post by Kernow-Ox
 Posted: Wed Mar 5th, 2008 07:52 pm
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Joined: Tue Feb 26th, 2008
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
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Heh. I'm reminded of the line about there being nothing great in being prime minister of Luxembourg in peacetime. The worst tyrants often make the most exciting histories.

My current home, Oxford, saw much of the religious upheaval of the Tudor era first hand. There's a cross on Broad Street where the Oxford Martyrs (Cramner, Latimer, and the other one) were burnt at the stake.*


* If you ever visit, and a student tells you that the Martyrs' Memorial on St Giles is the spire of a vast underground cathedral, walk away quickly.

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